Water Pollution Control Facility upgrade deemed major ‘economic development’

$277.5 million Cedar Rapids project critical for community ‘optimistic about their future’

Cedar Rapids Water Pollution Control Facility
The Cedar Rapids Water Pollution Control Facility at 7525 Bertram Rd. SE near Bertram. CREDIT CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS

The renovation of a city’s water treatment facility, no matter how extensive, is generally not viewed as an economic development effort. But in Cedar Rapids’ case, the planned $277.5 million upgrade of the Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) is being seen as one of the largest economic development endeavors in Cedar Rapids history – and […]

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